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Re: Rules of thumb

These are more memory aids

The cardinal (buoy) rules

Western women are wasp waisted, while eastern ladies are elegantly elongated equatorially.


Correcting a compass

Can dead men vote twice at elections.


Uncorrecting a compass

True virgins make dull company at weddings.


Colregs rule 18 and some others

An over night room for sale plus snacks (and whisky)


This is a rule of thumb for going those passes with lots of current

0-3 knots either side of slack- any time
3-6 knots either side of slack - 30 minutes
6 and more - 15 minutes and getting shorter.

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